The doctor, sensing my queasiness, skips a few pages and goes straight to pages that he'd bookmarked for me to see. They don't know what HIV means. Rather than wait for foreign aid, she and her friends -- AIDS widows like her -- pay monthly dues into their secret organization from their meager earnings. I hope more people and organizations in the international community can crack the Burmese government's iron hold on this poor nation and begin solving a humanitarian crisis. He risks being locked up in Myanmar's many gulags for speaking with a journalist without prior government approval. Meetings with foreigners are closely scrutinized. What made him decide to speak, he says, are the words of Martin Luther King Jr.